HyperDic: stink

English > 3 senses of the word stink:
VERBstativestinkbe extremely bad in quality or in one's performance
perceptionstink, reeksmell badly and offensively
NOUNcognitionstink, malodor, malodour, stench, reek, fetor, foetor, mephitisa distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant
stink > pronunciation
Soundsstih'ngk
Rhymesblink ... zinc: 27 rhymes with ihngk...
English > stink: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant.
Synonymsmalodor, malodour, stench, reek, fetor, foetor, mephitis
Narrowerniff, pongAn unpleasant smell
Broadersmell, odor, odour, olfactory sensation, olfactory perceptionThe sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form
Spanishfetidez, fetor, foetor, hediondez, hedor, pebete, pestazo, peste, pestilencia, tufo
Catalanferum, foetor, fortor, mala olor, pesta, pestilència, pudor
Adjectivesstinkyhaving an unpleasant smell
Verbsstinksmell badly and offensively
English > stink: 3 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe extremely bad in quality or in one's performance.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"This term paper stinks!"
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Nounsstinkeran artifact (especially an automobile) that is defective or unsatisfactory
English > stink: 3 senses > verb 2, perception
MeaningSmell badly and offensively.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymreek
BroadersmellSmell bad
See alsostink up, stink outcause to smell bad
Spanishapestar, heder
Catalanempestar, fer podor, pudir
Nounsstinka distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant
stinkeranything that gives off an offensive odor (especially a cheap cigar)

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